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Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas

Helena, AR 2-Year Public

About PCCUA

Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas is a public, state school in an small town setting in Helena, Arkansas. PCCUA was founded in 1965 and now enrolls around 2,337 students a year, including 2,337 undergrads.

2021 PCCUA Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $2,580
Out-of-State $4,080

2022 PCCUA Regular Decision Application Deadline

PCCUA's regular decision application deadline is August 25. All regular decision applicants will be notified by August 25.

PCCUA Early Admission

Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas does not offer early decision or early action.

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PCCUA Acceptance Rate 2021

It is not competitive to get into PCCUA. Around 0% of applicants get into PCCUA each year.

PCCUA Waitlist

PCCUA reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas?

PCCUA is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to PCCUA, applicants must submit the following items.

PCCUA Application Requirements

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PCCUA Average GPA and Test Scores

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to PCCUA.

Does PCCUA Require Test Scores?

PCCUA is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.


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Dorms at PCCUAPCCUA does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commote from at home or find their own housing.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at PCCUA.

Financial Aid at PCCUA

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is PCCUA a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at PCCUA

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for PCCUA Grads

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does PCCUA sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is PCCUA a good school for you?

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Where is Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas Located?

PCCUA is located in the small town setting of Helena, Arkansas, less than an hour from Memphis.

If you want to see PCCUA for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 49 to Helena, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Memphis International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what PCCUA and Helena are like without leaving home.

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College Info

PO Box 785 Helena, AR 72342-0785

Campus Setting: Small Town

PCCUA Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 25

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 25

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to PCCUA is Aug 25.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to PCCUA is Aug 25.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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PCCUA ACT Scores

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PCCUA Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$3,410

In State

$4,910

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,580
$4,080
Fees
$830
$830
Housing
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Books
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Student Life

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,337

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,410

Out-of-State

$4,910

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 25
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